todo institute

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The Japanese Art of Self

Procrastinating to Get Things Done

Do you consider yourself a <b>procrastinator?</b><p>Undoubtedly, many of us have procrastinated on some project or task at some point in our lives.<p><i>But that’s</i> …

#IWAKEUPFOR | The Ikigai Concept

Sisu: How to Develop Mental Toughness in the Face of Adversity

Without warning, Soviet Union planes came roaring over the city of Helsinki, Finland on November 30, 1939. Finland was about to receive a violent …

Five Questions for Crossing the Threshold

This “New Year” thing is a curious fiction, isn’t it? The planet on which we’ve hitched a ride has been wheeling through space a lot longer than …

10 Morning Rituals From the World's Most Prolific Entrepreneurs

We all have some sort of morning ritual. Whether if it’s responding to emails, exercising, planning your day, or sipping on a cup of coffee, these …

Mark Zuckerberg

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Steve Wanner is a highly respected 37-year-old partner at Ernst & Young, married with four young children. When we met him a year ago, he was working 12- to 14-hour days, felt perpetually exhausted, and found it difficult to fully engage with his family in the evenings, which left him feeling …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

For A Long And Healthy Life, It Matters Where You Live

It's not just how long you live that matters. It's healthy life expectancy – the additional years of good health you can expect once you hit 65.<p>And by that measure, a new analysis shows it makes a lot of difference where Americans live.<p>Hawaiians are lucky in more than their idyllic weather and …

How to Have a Meaningful New Year

<b>With the New Year here, many of us are reflecting on our lives and wondering how we can improve them in the months ahead.</b><p><b></b><p>Usually, this means taking …

Happiness

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Beauty